Common Names: Cape chestnut
Origin: South Africa
Size: 20 to 30 ft. high and wide
Flowers: Light purple faintly fragrant flowers, summer
Uses: Large background ornamental tree. Tolerates some salty air. Fire resistive.
Wildlife: Bees, butterflies
Soil: Avoid sandy soil.
Water: Medium summer water
Sun: Full sun.
Pruning: (No special needs found.)
Pests & Diseases: Asian Citrus Psylid
Notes: Hardy to 25° F. Avoid strong winds. May not flower until 7 or 8 years old.